Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa is a popular hotel in Mexico situated at the Riveria Maya, 30 miles south on Cancun city. The hotel initiated its operations in 1995 and in 2002 acquired by Orient-Express Hotels, which made it into one of the luxurious resorts in Mexico. Perfectly situated between the sea and jungle, the Maroma is a Mexican ideal for visitors and tourists worldwide. You can study traditional Mayan healing techniques, relax on the beachfront or enjoy world-class dining in two situated restaurants. The resort offers everything from seasonal to occasional visitors. You can relax and enjoy a meal by the Caribbean Sea, beneath a thatch-proof Palapa. This resort has everything for everyone.

Some Details for Visitors

Inside the Hotel

Maroma Resort & Spa has a nine-room treatment facility for individual and couples. Besides Spa, you have access to gym, observatory, gardens and free Wi-Fi throughout your stay. You have fresh morning coffee served with various other amenities, especially Mayan bath products. You can have your tequila station if you book the oceanfront one-bedroom suite.
The most popular room preferred by visitors is the Master Suite that has a private balcony overlooking gardens and beach. This is a room mostly booked by individuals or couples because of its soaking tub and extra space for honeymoon activities. For families, the interconnecting garden view rooms are the best. The most popular is the one-bedroom, oceanfront suite with a spa Palapa, plunge pool of private terrace and a spectacular ocean view.

Pool Area and Spa

There are three pool areas in Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa. The heated pool is a family-friendly poolside that overlooks the gardens. The second pool is exclusive for adults over 18 that opens near the ocean with no lifeguards and prime view. The third pool is near the Spa and is exclusive for adults only.

The most exquisite feature of the hotel is its spa facility. Set in the jungle, the mellow mood prevails in the exceptional setting on Kinan spa. The facility uses top quality, native treatment products such as traditional Mayan bath or temazcal. It also has a mud bar for visitors who prefer healing mud as treatment. They have to apply the mud before sauna bath or steam room. The traditional Kinan treatment ritual involves scrub and body wrap before a four-handed massage. The Spa also offer daily morning sessions for yoga in the peaceful garden setting available on request only.


The building of Maroma Resorts & Spa stands on the Riveria Maya outside of Playa del Carmel. The Cancun International Airport is just 30-minute drive away. You can easily take connecting flights to Miami, New York or Paris with some charter flights to the UK. If you plan to explore the locality outside of the hotel, you need an automobile.

Various services offer car rentals for the duration of your visit with or without chauffeurs. You can find experienced tour guides who show you diversely rich cultural viewpoints of Cancun city.

Food and Drinks


Belmond Maroma Resorts & Spa has two restaurants that serve the best regional food. EL-Sol Restaurant is more a farm to table dining experience that focuses on garden-fresh ingredients with delicately grilled meat or fresh fish. El-Sol has one of the best cooking experts Chef Gabriel Kolofon as the head who oversees dishes like kurobuta pork chop, Caribbean snapper and New York Soup. They have a massive wine cellar to pair exquisite drinks with each course.
The more traditional Mexican style El-Resturante serves breakfast with fresh fruits, handmade jams and marmalade. They serve special lunch and dinner on the terrace that overlooks the ocean or in the vast dining area. Their expertise is in dishes like artisanal pasta, roasted lamb and lobster enchiladas.

Drink Bar

The Freddy’s Drink Bar at Maroma Resort & Spa is a beach side hut that serves light fare and stiff drinks. They use more than 120 varieties of quality tequila and dare a challenge to avid drinkers with their famous cocktail Tolok. They make the drink from tequila, cucumber, Serrano chili, lime and rim of salt. You can pair an exquisite cocktail with bar snacks that include Mexican unique tacos, flatbreads or crispy shrimps. Another casual bar La Cantina serves home-brewed beers and hosts weekly Mexican dinner in hone style for visitors.

The operation timings for drink bars are from 9 am to 11 pm. Restaurants serve breakfast from 7 am to 11 am, lunch at 11:30 am to 5 pm and dinner 6 pm to 10:30 pm. El-sol serves dinner until 11 pm and selection of Mexican salads and soup is on 24 hours.

Other Details

The sun shines very strongly on the beach near Maroma Resort & Spa, so have a sunscreen ready at all times. You can also stop by the thatched-roofed cottages or beach umbrellas set by the hotel. The best things to bring are sunglasses, sunscreen, and hats. You will see several souvenir shops to buy various takeaways.

The hotel has a pet-friendly area that allows pets under 10 pounds with a $200 required separately for each pet to remain in your room. The pets have to be in leash at all times, so they do not disturb other visitors. No pets allowed in the dining area, restaurants, poolside or Spa.
The hotel is best suited for adults only, but they do have a play area for children and a daycare center for babysitting at $30 an hour. Roll away beds and cribs are also available in suites on special request with varying price change according to season.

Attractive features for New Visitors

Belmond Maroma Hotel & Spa offers various attractive features for new and seasonal visitors alike. To finalize the details about the features, here is a quick summary of all the offerings and attractive factors:
• 63 large rooms with different settings (exclusive, couples or family)
• Traditional Mayan styled treatment spa and sauna bath for couples and individual
• Mud treatment, full-body wrap followed by professional massage.
• Early morning yoga sessions available on special request.
• Three pool area for family, teens and adults.
• A 30-minute drive from Cancan International Airport with car rental and tour guides available.
• 2 fully operational restaurants for traditional Mexican, regional, continental and other cuisines topped with wines for each course.
• 2 drink bars near beach service exotic tequila cocktails and home-brewed beers.
• Access to the beach area, pet and babysitting area.

Final Word

The Belmond Maroma Hotel & Spa is one of the more traditional style hotels in Cancun city that serves as an attractive spot for tourists. With its vast service offerings and splendid location, the hotel gives its visitors an experience to remember. Consider the details present in making an informed choice on your next travel.

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